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An Israeli air strike has killed a senior commander of the militant group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in Gaza. PIJ said Baha Abu al-Ata died along with his wife when a missile hit their home. Israel’s prime minister said Abu al-Ata was a “ticking bomb” who was planning to carry out attacks on the country. At […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is yet to commence the sale of the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) application forms. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin said they were still in the process of admissions and so had […]

New York judge has ordered United States President Donald Trump to pay $2m for misusing funds from his charity to finance his 2016 political campaign. The Donald J Trump Foundation closed down in 2018, after prosecutors accused it of working as “little more than a chequebook” for Trump’s interests. Judge Saliann Scarpulla ruled that charities […]

Former Green Eagles star, Segun Odegbami has urged the Oyo State Government to take over the Liberty Stadium from the Federal government and restore it back to his past glory. Odegbami made this known on Wednesday at the 10th Best Ogedegbe Memorial lecture at the Seminar Hall of Government College, Ibadan. He said: “The advice […]

At least nine US citizens, including six children, have been killed in a violent attack by suspected drug cartel gunmen in northern Mexico. The victims are members of the LeBaron family, linked to a breakaway Mormon community which settled in Mexico several decades ago. The victims, who also include three women, were travelling in a […]

Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee say henceforth, the body will improve in its organising workshops, seminars and using other available media to create robust awareness on the guidelines and requirements for an International Feature Film Entry after admitting an honest mistake in the selection of the movie, Lion Heart. The Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and […]

At least 259 persons were rescued on Monday by officers of the Oyo State Police Command at an illegal detention centre at a mosque in the Ojoo area of Ibadan. The victims according to report, have been in chains for about 10 years. Shina Olukola, the Oyo state Commissioner of Police who led the operation […]

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Bill amending the Deep Offshore (and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract) Act. The President made this known via a post on his official Twitter handle. He described the signing as a landmark moment for Nigeria. President Buhari in his tweet appreciated the lawmakers for their cooperation in […]

Turkish authorities says at least 13 people were killed by a car bomb in the northern Syrian border town of Tal Abyad.  Turkey’s defence ministry said at least 20 others were wounded by the blast. Turkish troops and Turkey-backed rebels last month took control of Tal Abyad and other border towns from Kurdish forces, after […]

United States lawmakers voted on Thursday for the first time to advance the impeachment process against Donald Trump.   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said shortly before the vote; “Today, the House takes the next step forward as we establish the procedures for open hearings conducted by the House Intelligence Committee so that the public can see […]

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